ENGINE

22/05/2019

GE Aviation has strengthened its service and support network in critical regions where the Passport-powered Bombardier Global 7500 and CF34-powered Challenger series aircraft and customers are based. GE Aviation named Bombardier’s Tianjin Service Centre in China as an Authorized Service Center for GE’s Passport and CF34-3 engines in April. With the announcement, GE has combined […]

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21/05/2019

In direct response to strong regional customer demands, StandardAero’s Fleetlands, U.K., engine MRO facility has increased capacity by 50% to support its TFE731 engine line MRO services.  As a result, StandardAero can fully process engine overhauls and has recently completed a pair of TFE731 Major Periodic Inspection (MPI) within established U.S. shop turnaround time for […]

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21/05/2019

GE Aviation has renewed an agreement with Istanbul-based MNG Jet to be an Authorized Service Center for GE’s CF34-3 engines that power the Bombardier Challenger series. This agreement gives MNG Jet authorization to perform line maintenance inspections and routine installed engine maintenance, including removal and replacement of engines and engine components, as well as repair […]

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20/05/2019

Safran Helicopter Engines has appointed Bernard Barussaud as Executive Vice-President Operations. Bernard succeeds François-Xavier Foubert who has been appointed to another position within the Group. Bernard Barussaud (52) joined the Snecma1 engineering department in 1992. From 1995 he fulfilled  various management roles within the manufacturing department — manufacturing support, fan disk manufacturing — before in […]

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09/05/2019

Air Niugini, the national airline of Papua New Guinea, has re-selected StandardAero to provide Pratt & Whitney Canada PW123 engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services in support of the Dash 8 regional turboprops operated by its subsidiary Link PNG.  This new pay-per-hour engine maintenance agreement succeeds a previous contract between the two companies, extending […]

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18/04/2019

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), and Embraer are celebrating a significant milestone as the E195-E2 aircraft receives Type Certification from three regulatory agencies, the Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC) in Brazil, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and from the European Aviation Safety Administration (EASA). The aircraft is […]

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18/04/2019

Solomon Airlines, the national airline of the Solomon Islands, has selected StandardAero to continue supporting the Pratt & Whitney Canada PW120A engines powering its Dash 8-100 regional turboprop fleet.  Under the multi-year follow-on agreement, StandardAero will support Solomon Airlines’ engines on a pay-per-hour basis, providing the airline with the assurance of predictable, low-risk engine maintenance […]

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17/04/2019

The Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine, which entered service in 1987, recently achieved another incredible milestone by reaching 10 million flying hours in nearly 5 million flights. The engine powers a range of Gulfstream’s highly successful large-cabin business aircraft, such as the Gulfstream GIV, GIV-SP, G300 and G400, and has established a reputation for outstanding dependability, […]

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17/04/2019

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has appointed Citic Offshore Helicopter Co., Ltd. (COHC) in Shenzhen, China as a Designated Maintenance Facility to maintain PT6C-67C engines for Leonardo AW139 helicopter customers in China. COHC will offer line maintenance and Mobile Repair Team (MRT) services. “Listening to the needs of our […]

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16/04/2019

Rolls-Royce is further strengthening its global network of Authorised Service Centres (ASC) for CorporateCare® customers. The global ASC network forms an essential component of Rolls-Royce’s services portfolio for business aircraft and adds to its existing global aftermarket capabilities. Rolls-Royce has 76 ASCs with key maintenance providers worldwide allowing for rapid response times to meet its […]

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15/04/2019

Rolls-Royce and Qatar Airways are using Virtual Reality (VR) to train engineers, in a first for the two companies. As the number of air passengers is set to almost double by 20361, the industry faces a growing challenge: more engineers need to be trained to maintain and repair a growing number of aircraft and their […]

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12/04/2019

Since the LEAP engine program was launched more than a decade ago, CFM has committed to both developing internal capability through CFM Services, as well as working with its partners to expand third-party MRO capability to support the industry’s fastest-growing fleet. The LEAP service model is based on the highly-competitive CFM56 model, which has the […]

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12/04/2019

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines have been selected by new Korean airline Air Premia to power 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The airline will operate the latest version of the Trent 1000, the Trent 1000 TEN (Thrust, Efficiency and New Technology), which incorporates technologies from the Trent XWB engine, offering high fuel efficiency and low noise. […]

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12/04/2019

Rolls-Royce has shipped the 10,000th blisk from its Oberursel factory, reaching another milestone in the factory’s long and successful history. Blisks (blade integrated disks) are highly complex components comprising both rotor disk and blades in one integral part. The factory’s expertise and cutting-edge manufacturing technology make Oberursel the Centre of Excellence for the production of […]

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10/04/2019

As part of our work to respond to earlier than anticipated High Pressure Turbine (HPT) blade deterioration identified in a small population of Trent 1000 TEN engines, Rolls-Royce has been working closely with regulatory authorities to establish a plan for inspecting the remaining fleet. This accelerated inspection regime has now been agreed and will be […]

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